Local News

Report on Election Administrations Failures in Newcastle

Today Newcastle Borough Council released the independent report into the administration of the General Election in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The report found that failings by the Returning Office and the Council led to 1,500 people being denied their democratic right to vote on June 8th.

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council Review of Parliamentary Election

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council has ordered an independent review of the parliamentary election in Newcastle following a number of irregularities, including missing postal vote packs, denied proxy votes and voters incorrectly turned away from polling stations.

Thank you

Thank you to everyone in Newcastle-under-Lyme who voted for me on Thursday.

I am immensely proud of my fantastic campaign team and all the volunteers who gave up their time to support me, and delighted to have won the support of 21,094 people in this election.

Meredith Calls For Newcastle Train Station Study

Owen Meredith, who is hoping to become the new Member of Parliament for Newcastle-under-Lyme, has pledged to secure a feasibility study into reopening the Market Drayton branch line, or similar route to connect Newcastle with Stoke and HS2.

Meredith: Let's make a success of Brexit for Newcastle

The Conservative candidate to be the next MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, Owen Meredith, has challenged PCC candidates from Labour and the Liberal Democrats to respect the results of the EU referendum.

Speaking at the Keele University hustings yesterday (30 May), Meredith said:

Owen hosts economic roundtable with Business Secretary Greg Clark

Conservative candidate for Newcastle-under-Lyme, Owen Meredith, chaired a roundtable this week (30 May) with Business Secretary Greg Clark and some of the town’s top businesses and trade bodies to discuss how Meredith’s plan can help the town respond to future opportunities and challenges to secu

Conservative Candidate Visits Thriving Local Business Broxap

Owen Meredith, the Conservative parliamentary candidate for Newcastle-under-Lyme, visited Chesterton based designer, manufacturer and supplier of street furniture, Broxap this week, as part of his continuing tour of local businesses.